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17/11/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Well done to student Wiktoria on making her debut appearance in the for against Man City this afternoon. 👏⚽️ https://t.co/QDXg1vRc0g

17/11/19

Retweetd From BBC Sport

FT! 5-0 West Ham very nearly get one back in the dying seconds, decent effort! https://t.co/Rilc9eGno5

15/11/19

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Important sessions today as trainees are discussing their role as in relation to the and . Some great questions being asked as trainees reflect on their own work and practice. https://t.co/C237lcLl1M

15/11/19

Retweetd From Literacy Trust

Whatever your child is interested in, there's a book to suit them. Whether it's Minecraft, the Tudors or outer space - find a book to match this ! You can try our book list, but your local library will have some great suggestions too. https://t.co/Nr3wIg1unn https://t.co/vwmjCjA5uo

15/11/19

Retweetd From Newham London

A scheme to make it safer, healthier and greener for pupils and parents to negotiate the daily school-run in is off to a positive start following a successful launch. https://t.co/gBW36YP2mm https://t.co/mNDPMN7dJg

15/11/19

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Our trainees are looking at the differences between inappropriate and unacceptable comments and how, as teachers, we ought to respond to them. This has been a very thought-provoking session! https://t.co/UlyCgcssIA

14/11/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

8 weeks later and it’s assessment time for the year 11s https://t.co/NrS23l6JXu

14/11/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Lastly, the 6th form Football academy were in action in a thrilling 4-4 draw with 6th form side in the league. Goal scorers: Gabriel, Jason X 2 & Joel 👏👏⚽️ https://t.co/Qx2LllhxX3

14/11/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

In addition to the basketball, the under 14 girls football team were in action in the English Schools cup against a strong Grey Coat Hospital School side. The girls were amazing but narrowly lost in one of their best performances of the year so far. 👏⚽️ https://t.co/U9o04TS55C

14/11/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

had a busy day of sporting events this afternoon. As the U/14 basketball team competed in their first competitive games of the academic year with the Newham School Basketball competition. Well done to all whom participated. 👏🏀 https://t.co/JBz9oggK7f

13/11/19

is at the Academy today teaching students who cycle to school how to look after and repair their bike. https://t.co/Eawwafrs3r

12/11/19

Excellent Behaviour displayed by these Year 7s today https://t.co/sabXgBn21z

12/11/19

A short clip of the boys being put through their paces! https://t.co/3BD31rBvs7

12/11/19

The girls session was a great success! High energy and fantastic effort from everyone https://t.co/0grVPkegin

12/11/19

They worked on their fitness as well as learnt some new boxing specific skills and techniques! https://t.co/xFTKX6vmK6

12/11/19

The boys taking part in their boxing session https://t.co/w4NTj5Q1FU

12/11/19

Thank you to our visiting boxing coach Sam Cox for running a fantastic two sessions this morning

12/11/19

Team building activities being lead by our PE team https://t.co/O0BbUppTk2

12/11/19

Wonderfully relaxing yoga sessions going on at the Academy this morning! https://t.co/TYzIpztCBL

12/11/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation Chinese

Year 13 students from and are at today learning all about “the blue kite”, and Chinese history. Lots of interesting discussion points. https://t.co/g3ixtbqOpp

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Music

A Level Music (AQA)

Aims

To encourage students to:

  • Engage actively in the process of music study
  • Develop performing skills to demonstrate an understanding of musical elements, style, sense of continuity, interpretations and expression
  • Develop composing skills to demonstrate the manipulation of musical ideas and the use of musical devices and conventions
  • Recognise the interdependence of musical knowledge, understanding and skills, and make links between the integrated activities of performing, composing and appraising underpinned by attentive listening
  • Broaden musical experience and interests, develop imagination and foster creativity
  • Develop and extend the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to communicate effectively as musicians
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of variety of instruments and styles, and of relevant approaches to both performing and composing
  • Develop awareness of music technologies and their use in the creation and presentation of music
  • Appraise contrasting genres, styles and traditions of music, and develop understanding of musical contexts and a coherent awareness of musical chronology
  • Develop as effective, independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds
  • Reflect critically and make personal judgements on their own and others’ music
  • Engage with, and extend appreciation of, the diverse heritage of music in order to promote personal, social, intellectual and cultural development.

Content

  1. Appraising music
  2. Performance
  3. Composition

Assessment

Component 1: Appraising music

Component 2: Performance

Component 3: Composition

What’s assessed

  • Listening
  • Analysis
  • Contextual understanding

What’s assessed

Music performance

What’s assessed

Composition

How it’s assessed

Exam paper with listening and written questions using excerpts of music.

How it’s assessed

Solo and/or ensemble performing as an instrumentalist, or vocalist and/or music production (via technology).

How it’s assessed

  • Composition 1: Composition to a brief
  • Composition 2: Free composition

Questions

  • Section A: Listening (56 marks)
  • Section B: Analysis (34 marks)
  • Section C: Essay (30 marks)

This component is 40% of A-level marks (120 marks).

Requirement

A minimum of ten minutes of performance in total externally marked by AQA examiners.

This component is 35% of A-level marks (50 marks)

Requirement

A minimum of four and a half minutes of music in total externally marked by AQA examiners.

This component is 25% of A-level marks (50 marks)